With OneRoster, Istation Offers a Secure, Standards-Based Approach for Districts to Easily Update Student Rosters in the Istation Program
DALLAS, September 06, 2016 — Istation, a leading provider of education technology, announces that its e-learning program has achieved IMS Global Conformance Certification for the OneRoster v1.0 standard.
OneRoster allows schools and districts to securely and seamlessly update and integrate their student rosters with technology providers. Previously, many schools spent time customizing the roster input process for each technology partner. Now, OneRoster allows schools to use a standards-based approach for rostering digital applications.
“Istation is proud to be recognized by IMS Global Learning Consortium as achieving OneRoster conformance certification," said Bill Lowrey, Chief Technology Officer of Istation. "We strive to make the Istation program as easy and accessible as possible to our users, and OneRoster certification allows us to provide another great service to our educators.”
“We are pleased that Istation has achieved conformance certification for its e-learning program to the OneRoster v1.0 standard," said Mark Leuba, VP of Product Management. "Istation's support of openness is helping to grow the education technology ecosystem based on open standards.”
Istation is OneRoster certified across its entire product line, which includes digital assessments and adaptive curriculum in English reading, Spanish reading and math.
Additional details about the OneRoster specification can be found at www.imsglobal.org/activity/onerosterlis.
Founded in 1998 and based in Dallas, Texas, Istation (Imagination Station) has become one of the nation's leading providers of richly animated, game-like educational technology. Winner of several national educational technology awards, the Istation program puts more instructional time in the classroom through small-group and collaborative instruction. Istation's innovative reading, math and Spanish programs immerse students in an engaging and interactive environment and inspire them to learn. Additionally, administrators and educators can use Istation to easily track the progress of their students, schools and classrooms. Istation now serves over 4 million students throughout the United States and in several other countries.